It’s Your Cancerversary

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not a mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love.”-Washington Irving It has been awhile since I have written anything on here. Sometimes I just don’t know what to write, sometimes I …

Nothing Is An Obstacle Unless You Say It Is

“Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat”- Napoleon Yesterday we decided to take a quick trip to the river. As I put my prosthetic breasts in my bikini top I felt a little sad. When I looked in the mirror I compared my body to the way it was before cancer, before all the surgeries …

Ride The Battle

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.” -John Lennon   I first met Evan Bartlett through a mutual breast cancer survivor  friend on Facebook. She told me her friend was making a movie called Discovering The Beating Path about Cancer Survivors and asked me if I wanted to be in it. …

Friendship is The Best Medicine

First of all, I want to welcome you to the first blog installation of the new myvigorlifestyle.com. A lot has changed in my life in the past year. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2011and my friends played such a major part in my recovery that I decided to change myvigorlifestyle.com to an online community and resource for …